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The concentration of toxic benzene in the atmosphere of the ISS crew not in danger

A new device brought in late July, the Russian cargo ship "Progress", showed that the concentration of toxic benzene in the atmosphere of the International space station is the norm, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.

Benzene was recorded in the air of the ISS in April. First, its concentration remained at the level of 65 micrograms per cubic meter, and then began to rise. However, as reported in may, RIA Novosti news Agency "Roskosmos", the concentration did not exceed maximum permissible norm and do not threaten the crew. The source of benzene is still not found. To reduce its concentration, the crew has installed carbon filters.

Roskosmos announced the next release of the Russian cosmonauts from the ISS

The next spacewalk by Russian cosmonauts aboard the International space station is planned till the end of 2020, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of Roscosmos.

In August, the magazine "Russian space" produced by Roscosmos, said that the cosmonauts Sergei and Sergei Ryzhikova the Code-Sverchkova that on the ship "Soyuz MS-17" will go on a six-month flight to the ISS in October 2020, will perform two spacewalks under the designations of EVA-and EVA 47-48.

Rogozin instructed to develop the analog of the "Buran" to replace the "Soyuz"

The General Director of "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin instructed to develop options for a winged, manned space Shuttle similar to the Soviet "Buran" to replace the "Soyuz MS". He told this in an interview with RIA Novosti.

At the same time, Rogozin admitted that the creation of a reusable vehicle will take much time. Soyuz MS, of course, still serve. He constantly modernizarea", - said the head of "Roscosmos", noting however that the endless modernization "is detrimental to the development of space technology".

Rogozin told about the plans to send the expedition to the asteroid

Enterprise "Roscosmos" has begun to develop methods of landing a spacecraft on an asteroid, such technologies can be established before the end of the next decade, said in an interview with RIA Novosti General Director of "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin.

Rogozin explained that this technology it is possible to create up to 2030.

Rogozin has challenged Elon musk

The General Director of "Rosatom" Dmitry Rogozin urged not to exaggerate the role successful completion of the first manned test flight of the spacecraft SpaceX Crew Dragon, inviting my American colleagues to try to repeat the record of Russian ships at the speed of flight on the ISS.

According to him, the Crew Dragon from SpaceX and the future from Boeing Cockpit are more spacious and comfortable, but only analogues of the Russian "Soyuz MS".

Funding for the development of missiles "Angara" has increased 1.7 times

Funding for the creation and testing of carrier rockets "Angara" for the Vostochny space centre increased by 1.7 times - from 26 to 45 billion rubles for the period up to 2026. It follows from the Roskosmos posted on the procurement website.

In 2015, experimental design work (OKR) "Cupid" on creation of space rocket complex heavy class on the East for the period to 2025 planned $ 32.4 billion. In 2018, this amount was reduced to 26.2 billion rubles. The money was planned to develop a rocket "Angara-A5" East and conduct flight tests, including three start-up.

Called the cost of production of the modernized rocket "Angara-А5М"

The cost of making the first modernized carrier rocket "Angara-А5М" to conduct flight tests from Baikonur East will be 6 billion rubles, follows from materials of the Roscosmos posted on the procurement website.

In October 2019, the General designer of KB "salute" of Khrunichev Centre Sergey Kuznetsov told RIA Novosti that the first launch of "Angara-А5М" with the East is planned at the end of 2024.

From Baikonur to Moscow returned the three defective rocket "proton-M"

All three of the carrier rocket "proton-M", which found faulty components of 2015-2016 of production, returned from Baikonur to Moscow for repairs, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the Roscosmos.

According to him, one of these missiles have already been repaired, sent back to Baikonur in late July with her help, was successfully launched telecommunications satellites, "Express-80" and "Express-103".

Group Turbolet on the "Union" will be presented at the beginning of 2021

The names of the participants of the first ever group of tourist flight to the ISS on Russian spaceship "Soyuz" will be announced early next year, reported RIA Novosti in the press service of the Roscosmos.

Earlier in the Russian office of Space Adventures RIA Novosti reported that signed contracts with space tourists for a project on the Russian Soyuz in 2021.

The Russian segment of the ISS will add the new module

New Russian multipurpose laboratory module "Nauka" launch to the International space station in April 2021, told reporters the head of "Roskosmos" Dmitry Rogozin.

"We plan to start in April next year", - said Rogozin.

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